[Blabber] Buffalo bee building

Benalene benalene at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 16:05:26 EDT 2012


Not for the squeamish:
http://www.herpcenter.com/reptile-articles/live-rat-kills-ball-python.html

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Peter Shenkin <shenkin at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:16 PM, Benalene <benalene at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Why is dead prey safer for the snake, at least when we are considering a
>> > mouse vs. a boa?
>>
>> If the snake is sufficiently hungry, it is not normally a problem. It
>> is usually when the snake is not hungry, ignores the prey, but the
>> prey doesn't ignore the snake. If the mouse/rat feels threatened and
>> doesn't have anywhere to escape, it will attack the snake. While not
>> common, snakes have been killed by rats and less commonly mice.
>>
>
> Gotcha.
>
> Thanks,
> -P.
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Blabber mailing list
> Blabber at hackmanhattan.danielpacker.org
> http://hackmanhattan.danielpacker.org/listinfo/blabber
>



-- 
benalene.com
etsy.com/shop/Benalene


More information about the Blabber mailing list